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Jean-Paul Vanderborght
Information Discography Concerts schedule
Instrument(s) Piano
Also known as Jean-Lou
Date of birth April 7, 1933
 
Pianist and bandleader, Jean-Lou Vanderborght has led his own bands in styles ranging from dixieland to mainstream jazz and swing : Jean-Lou & his friends, Jean-Lou et son bastringue, Vocal Swing Anthology etc...
He also presented a jazz band related the universe of poet Robert Goffin, with René Desmaele (tp), Vincent Mardens (sax), singer Joanna, Robert Cordier (drums), etc...

He had the opportunity to play with several American and European soloists, such as : Bill Coleman (tp), Benny Waters (sax), Gen "Mighty Flea" Connors (trombone, vocals), Dany Doriz (vibraphone), Willy Donni (gt), Richard Rousselet, etc...

In 2013, he publishes (in French) a book of memoirs titled "Le Jazz et moi". He recorded some albums, a.o. :

  • Jean-Lou & his friends : "Gershwin Melodies" (LP, 1982), qith Gene "Mighty Flea" Connors (tb), Dany Doriz (vibes), Paul Dubois (bass), Joanna Vanderborght (vocals)

  • Anthologie de Jean-Lou Vanderborght (1,2), with a.o. Philippe Leblanc (clarinet), Paul Dubois (b), Robert Cordier (drs), etc...


  • Associated bands:
    Vocal Swing Anthology     

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